The tabletop category has reached a critical point as Millennials age into a variety of new life moments that have the potential to significantly grow the market. However, the industry must focus even more heavily on innovation within the category in order to tap into that growth potential, noted Joe Derochowski, home industry analyst for the NPD Group, on day two, April 11, of the spring New York Tabletop Market.
From crackle reactive glaze finishes to digital-inspired cookware for the Millennial consumer, the first day of the New York Tabletop Market, April 10, saw the evolution of traditional design elements showcased within the brand showrooms at Forty One Madison.
From classic blue and white to textured grays, the Spring 2018 New York Tabletop Market at Forty One Madison will see a variety of color combinations represented in dinnerware. Tabletop vendors will also showcase patterns that focus on texture, metallics and organic shapes.
Gibson Overseas will highlight its new multi-category Pastel collection at this year’s New York Tabletop Market. The collection features a wide selection of products, including dinnerware, prep, serveware, cookware, bakeware, coffee/tea and cutlery in a variety of pastel colors.
Forty One Madison has teamed up with the Holiday House to dress the lobby with tablescapes by designers Paris Forino and Jaime Walters at the upcoming spring New York Tabletop Market.
Lenox Corporation has introduced a new dinnerware collection in partnership with content and commerce company Domino Media Group. The collection, Domino by Lenox, will debut at the New York Tabletop Market.
Co-founded by Ayesha Curry, Cheeky Kids has expanded its Mealtime collection with new designs and whimsical characters to its line of reusable tableware for children ages three to eight years old.
Corelle Brands has made its debut at the International Home + Housewares Show. The new rebranded corporate identity of the company formerly known as World Kitchen has made its debut and with it a new CEO and several new products from its portfolio of housewares brands such as Corelle, Pyrex and CorningWare, among others.
Woman-owned, woman-led dinnerware company Gaia Group USA has launched a dinnerware innovation lab. The GAIA Innovation and Research Lab (GIRL) will be focused on developing innovative solutions for every aspect of the dinnerware industry, from product design, development and manufacturing to distribution and marketing.
Nordstrom has formed a partnership with Anthropologie to launch a new home collection.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the Disney film “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”, and Zak Designs is aiming to help fans celebrate with a licensed assortment of new tabletop products for home and on-the-go.